November 24, 2008 23:20

Noah And The Whale cancel North American dates

Band are devoting more time to record new album

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Noah And The Whale have cancelled their upcoming dates in North America, as they have decided to use the time to record their second album.

In a message on their MySpace page, the band explained they are making progress on the record, but need more time to develop the recordings.

"It is with no little remorse and disappointment that we are compelled to cancel these dates," the message reads. "These words are being typed in the studio as we make progress on the next Noah And The Whale album. Between commitments in hereto-neglected Europe, we have made the sad but important decision to take time to develop these recordings over the winter months."

Having completed a US jaunt in September, they promised to return to the continent in March, writing: "With new songs to disseminate and even more America-famished, we will cross the pond to tour across the continent from March 2009. This is a promise, a published, globally-viewable promise."

The band’s debut album 'Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down', was released in August.

--By our New York staff.
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